Craig D. Dodson

Teaching Assistant Professor
Craig D. Dodson

Contact Information


  • Ph.D. (1987), Colorado State University
  • B.S. (1982), University of Idaho


Dr. Dodson teaches Analytical and General Chemistry. He is interested in developing and improving the CHEM 330 laboratory as well as natural products isolation/structure determination and chemical ecology.


  • Richards, L.A.; Glassmire, A.E.; Ochsenrider, K.M.; Smilanich, A.M.; Dodson, C.D.; Jeffrey, C.S.; Dyer, L.A. Phytochemical diversity and synergistic effects on herbivores. Phytochem. Rev. 2016, 15, 1153.
  • Richards, L.A.; Dyer, L.A.; Forister, M.L.; Smilanich, A.M.; Dodson, C.D.; Leonard, M.D.; Jeffrey, C.S. Phytochemical Diversity Drives Plant-Insect Community Diversity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2015, 112, 10973.
  • Jeffrey, C.S.; Leonard, M.D.; Glassmire, A.E.; Dodson, C.D.; Richards, L.A.; Kato, M.J.; Dyer, L.A. Antiherbivore Prenylated Benzoic Acid Derivatives from Piper kelleyi. J. Nat. Prod. 2014, 77, 148.
  • Whitehead, S.R.; Jeffrey, C.S.; Leonard, M.D.; Dodson, C.D.; Dyer, L.A.; Bowers, M.D. Patterns of Secondary Metabolite Allocation to Fruits and Seeds in Piper reticulatum. J. Chem. Ecol. 2013, 39, 1373.
  • Hallar, A.G.; Lowenthal, D.H.; Clegg, S.L.; Samburova, V.; Taylor, N.; Mazzoleni, L.R.; Zielinska, B.K.; Kristensen, T.B.; Chirokova, G.; McCubbin, I.B.; Dodson, C.; Collins, D. Chemical and hygroscopic properties of aerosol organics at Storm Peak Laboratory. J. Geophys. Res.: Atmos. 2013, 118, 4767.
  • Amin, H.S.; Russo, R.S.; Sive, B.; Richard Hoebeke, E.; Dodson, C.; McCubbin, I.B.; Gannet Hallar, A.; Huff Hartz, K.E. Monoterpene emissions from bark beetle infested Engelmann spruce trees. Atmos. Environ. 2013, 72, 130.
  • Dyer, L.A.; Richards, L.A.; Short, S.A.; Dodson, C.D. Effects of CO2 and Temperature on Tritrophic Interactions. PLOS One 2012, 8, e62528.
  • Richards, L.A.; Lampert, E.C.; Bowers, M.D.; Dodson, C.D.; Smilanich, A.M.; Dyer, L.A. Synergistic Effects of Iridoid Glycosides on the Survival, Development and Immune Response of a Specialist Caterpillar, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 2012, 38, 1276.